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“Take away quality food.”

El Greco Greek Taverna
Ranked #18 of 65 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate at the restaurant after it came highly recommended. We were very disappointed with the food. I had the Zeus grill which consisted of some tough fatty lamb on a saucer size pitta bread, a small amount of tzaziki and chips(frozen), my husband had the mixed grill, one small lamb cutlet, a small skewer of chicken and a small over cooked loukaniko (sausage) the menu stated that it came with roast vegetables but my husband asked for the chips. We shared an overpriced "Greek salad" which consisted of some oil soaked yellowing rocket, a couple of slices or tomato and cucumber and a couple of olives, the dressing was the worst I have had, the oil was likely vegetable oil not olive oil and very bland. We should have left it at that but the menu had loukoumadis, my favourite Greek desert, so we ordered one serve to share, loukoumadis should be light textured inside crispy on the outside and served with honey, walnuts and cinnamon, what was served were six walnut sized stodgy, chewy dough balls with honey and a sprinkle of undisernable nuts. This was more greek take way food than quality Greek cuisine.
The service from the Spanish and American waitress was very good and the service was quick, however we would neither go again or recommend this restaurant to others.

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Thank Vicki G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We both haddent had Greek for awhile so thought we would try it.
Both our meals , mixed grill and lamb were very tasty and our service was great. Bit of a mix up with drinks but all ened well

Thank Karyn B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such a great time and meal the first time we visited that we went back again during our stay in Palm Cove.
Our waitress, Annabelle, was lovely. Charming and efficient and really looked after us on both visits.
Surprisingly good Greek food, and great selections. All the favorites are there, from dips to pomades, etc.
Mains were great, especially the mixed grill. The chicken was exceptional - seriously, one of the best dishes that we tried in town.
Desserts were fantastic !
Please give this place a try - the setting is great, and food to match. You will not be disappointed.

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1  Thank GD3904
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were tired and disinterested and the menu offered a fairly ordinary selection of Greek dishes. Rather disappointing.

Thank Janem0205
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Being in holiday I thought how nice to visit a Greek restaurant. Nice location. I asked the waitress if pitta bread was included but she didn't know what it was. She was Spanish but thought she should have been aware of the menu. The food was very nice but didn't feel it was authentic.

Thank maria g
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